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Noah Black as he appeared in his Class of 2013 Portsmouth High School senior yearbook photo.

Young man’s sudden death sends ripples of grief throughout Portsmouth

Young man’s sudden death sends ripples of grief throughout Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — A 2013 graduate of Portsmouth High School was killed Saturday while hiking in Hyde Park, N.Y. Noah T. Black, 19, apparently suffered an electric shock after coming into contact with low-hanging utility wires owned by Amtrak, Hyde Park police said. Noah, a sophomore at the nearby Culinary Institute of America, was on a cliff

Portsmouth High School Principal Robert Littlefield shared this photo showing an entrance to PHS that had been cleared by custodians following the blizzard Juno.

Portsmouth schools agree to explore sharing some services

PORTSMOUTH — In a move aimed at both saving money and improving efficiency, the School Committee Thursday voted to explore the sharing of information technology (IT) and grounds maintenance/facilities services with the town. On a motion by committee member Thomas R. Vadney, the panel voted 6-0 to direct Superintendent of Schools Ana C. Riley to work

Portsmouth High School senior Greta Scott competes in the long jump finals at Providence Career & Technical Academy Saturday. She came in sixth place. Photo by Tim Marshall.

Portsmouth takes 5th in girls’ track championships

PORTSMOUTH — Senior Abbey Cousens took top honors in the weight throw event and Portsmouth High School came in fifth place in the Bayha Division indoor girls’ track championship held Saturday in Providence. La Salle Academy dominated the day, rolling up 157 points, with the Patriots finishing with 30 points in the competition held at Providence

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Portsmouth downs Townies in hockey (photos)

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School varsity boys’ hockey team beat East Providence 4-1 in a Division II matchup Saturday at Portsmouth Abbey Ice Rink. The win improved the Patriots’ record to 6-4-1 in Division II and 7-6-2 overall. Portsmouth next faces the Rogers/Middletown/Rocky co-op team at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at the West Warwick

Freshman guard Chris Herren drives the lane for a layup against Snowden Sunday. He finished with 26 points. Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Young Portsmouth hoopsters improving every game

PORTSMOUTH — Freshman Chris Herren — son of the former Boston Celtic, author and inspirational speaker whose name he shares — made his presence known during an invitational holiday basketball tournament at Portsmouth High School Sunday night. Playing against the Snowden International School Cougars from Boston, the 6-foot-tall guard led the Patriots with 26 points — including two,

Members of the Concert Choir perform under the direction of Gael Berberick and featuring accompaniment by Kristine Langello. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth High band, chorus spread musical cheer (photos)

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School Music Department concluded the second part of its Winter Celebration Concert Series Monday night with performances by the Vocal Ensemble, Concert Choir and Symphonic Band. The singers and musicians got the capacity crowd into the spirit of the season with performances of songs such as “Sleigh Ride,” “All I Want

Junior running back Ryan MacDonald streaks to the end zone for a score in the second half. Photos by Rich Dionne

Portsmouth Patriots lose in D-1 semis, 32-21

PORTSMOUTH — Once again, the Portsmouth Patriots’ playoff run has ended at the hands of Bishop Hendricken. The Patriots fell in the Division-1 semifinals at the Hawks’ home field in Warwick Friday night, 32-21. Head coach Ryan Moniz, however, told his players after the game that he was proud of how hard they fought, even when

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